Discussion Questions - Listening

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1. the think read you headline? when What did you

2. hear in What your images when the word are mind 'pilot'? you

3. What you do think pilots? of

4. a the How job difficult is of pilot?

5. of do What flying? you think

6. fell asleep? feel would your pilots if How you

7. How flying? is safe

8. Have fallen you the ever job? asleep on

9. autopilot do you think systems? What of

10. What advice do have pilots? for the you

11. this like you article? Did reading

12. What think hear word 'asleep'? do you the when you of

13. think you about do What read? what you

14. What should two happen the to pilots?

15. How airlines make sure not fall pilots can asleep? do

16. How is important sleep?

17. do tired? are What you really awake do when keep you to

18. How fatigued? are you often

19. threats safety? What other to there are air

20. ask would What you to like pilots? questions the

Back to the asleep on the job lesson.

Being Asleep - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'pilot'?
  3. What do you think of pilots?
  4. How difficult is the job of a pilot?
  5. What do you think of flying?
  6. How would you feel if your pilots fell asleep?
  7. How safe is flying?
  8. Have you ever fallen asleep on the job?
  9. What do you think of autopilot systems?
  10. What advice do you have for the pilots?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'asleep'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What should happen to the two pilots?
  5. How can airlines make sure pilots do not fall asleep?
  6. How important is sleep?
  7. What do you do to keep awake when you are really tired?
  8. How often are you fatigued?
  9. What other threats are there to air safety?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the pilots?

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